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SAKINA for Easing Internalized Academic Oppression

Over the years, I have been paying attention to the anxieties radical scholars face: imposter syndrome, overwhelm, and fear. Over and over, people tell me things like: I spend 50% of my writing time constrained by these anxieties.  I go through complete despair. It feels like torture. I  waste so much of my time anxious …

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How to Name and Claim Your Theoretical Approach

Since I launched Liberate Your Research, one thing is now more clear to me than ever before. Radical scholars, especially interdisciplinary activist scholars, face disproportionate levels of overwhelm and anxiety in academia. Lacking go-to theories, or theoretical blueprints, contributes to these challenges. Compounding matters, fields like Cultural Studies, Ethnic Studies, and/or Gender Studies often lack …

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